Milan are the new leaders in the Serie A thanks to 2-1 (0-0) away to Spezia. Milan are one point clear of Napoli at the top of the table. Spezia is in 17th place.
The first half was goalless, but straight after half-time, Daniel Maldini made his mark as he scored, with an assist by Pierre Kalulu, to give Milan the lead.
Daniele Verde equalised for Spezia in the 80th minute.
The deciding goal came in the final minutes, when Brahim Diaz scored a 1-2 for Milan, with an assist by Alexis Saelemaekers. The 2-1 goal was the last one of the game.
It means that Milan have taken points for the sixth game in a row and have yet to lose this season.
Spezia have 1 win and and 4 losses with a 6–13 goal difference in the last 5 games, while Milan have 4 wins and 1 draw and a 11–3 goal difference.
The last match between the teams ended in a 0-2 home win for Spezia in February 2021.
Milan are unbeaten on away soil, with one win in two tries so far in the league.
Spezia have scored 8 goals. They have scored three goals at home. They’ve conceded 15 goals in total.
Milan have scored 12 goals in this campaign. Away from home they have scored 12 goals. They’ve conceded 3 goals in total.
Spezia have opened the score in 2 of their 5 of the games, and have a winning ratio of 50 percent when scoring the first goal.
After this game in the Serie A, Spezia will play Verona (away) on 02 October 2021, Salernitana (home) on 15 October 2021 and Sampdoria (away) on 21 October 2021. Milan play Atalanta (away) on 02 October 2021, Verona (home) on 15 October 2021 and Bologna (away) on 22 October 2021.